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Bangkok Hotels

Ambassador Hotel

  • 171 Sukhumvit Map It
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Lots of activity
  • Relatively cheap

Cons

  • A bit generic
  • Noise from the main drag
  • Staff not the most helpful

Updated 05/29/2013

Fodor's Review

The Ambassador has everything you'd expect, and more: a dozen restaurants, a shopping center with scores of stores, and even a bird sanctuary. Its size makes it a bit impersonal, and the rooms are compact and decorated in standard-issue pastels. The Tower Wing is more comfortable, with newer and nicer facilities. The Sukhumvit Wing overlooks a busy street, so you might encounter some noise problems.

Hotel Information

Address:

171 Sukhumvit, Soi 11–13, Bangkok, 10110, Thailand

Map It

Phone:

02-254–0444

Website: www.amtel.co.th

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 740 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 05/29/2013

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Average Rating

By John

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Dec 2, 2004

Great Service and Value

Stayed at The Ambassador many times and I've always had nothing but good experiences. The rooms are large and comfortable and the service is just devine! Many restaurants to choose from, with my favorite being The Hong Teh Chinese Restaurant. The Ambassador's location cannot be topped....just a minute's walk from Bangkok's Skytrain, which gives access to most of Bangkok without the hustle of Bangkok's legendary bad traffic.

By Diana

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Dec 20, 2002

Shabby Chic?

I wasn't all that impressed by the Ambassador. The guilded lobby was nice, but the putrid smell of chemical cleaning fluids sent me running. The rooms were not in good condition, we had to change rooms twice because of various plumbing/AC problems. Plus, the rooms were not clean--the bathroom had shampoo spilled everywhere and hair left in the shower. In a city with so many great hotel values I would not recommend.

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